A strong approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters delivers sustainable growth at portfolio companies and enhanced returns for investors.
WestBridge is a signatory of the UNPRI and actively incorporates ESG values, policies and procedures internally and across our portfolio of companies.
ESG is incorporated into our investment process – from origination and deal execution to portfolio management and exit.
Our aim is to create long-term value and protect value leakage for all stakeholders. By identifying ESG opportunities – and risks – and effectively managing them, we can generate sustainable growth within our portfolio companies.
This approach improves the impact our investments have on the economy, society and the environment.
value of contracts delivered to the UK government in 2020
individuals provided with healthcare services
of Fund II portfolio companies have female board directors
salary, bonus and pension payments to portfolio staff in 2020
energy, transport and vehicle use monitored
new jobs created since investment
*Data for 12 months to 30 September 2020
By helping companies identify operational improvements, such as better management of their resources and supply chain, we help them become more efficient and minimise their impact on the environment.
By assisting companies to operate ethically, safely and with respect for employee health and wellbeing, we help them create supportive and productive environments that retain and attract top talent.
By encouraging companies to implement policies and processes that improve critical business functions, we help them comply with the law and make decisions that meet the needs of all stakeholders.
AJM, a certified Disability Confident employer, actively supports positive employment opportunities within the workforce and has well over the national average of disabled employees at 16.5%.
Aptus’ apprentice and trainee scheme has 41 employees. This commitment to apprenticeships ensures the business can grow rapidly with a skilled workforce, however it also helps to address vital skills shortages across the industry, supporting the creation of a new generation of specialist operatives for the utilities sector.
Wilcomatic ensures that 100% of inert chemicals used in its wash systems are recovered or recycled and over 95%, or 21 tonnes, of all waste is diverted from landfills.